High Accuracy GNSS in Today’s Common GIS Workflows

Today’s field users and GIS folks now have more choices than ever regarding tools for field data collection. It makes sense that collecting data in the field is relatively easy given all these choices and the ability to use common devices like phones and tablets. Add in geopdf viewers and simple to use apps for […]

How to Choose a Single Base or VRS Subnet in Oregon or Washington to Receive Real Time Corrections for High Accuracy Mapping

For those of you using GNSS surveying or mapping systems in Oregon or Washington, you have access to real time correctors via cellular modem or cell phone to a comprehensive network of GNSS base stations, providing there is cellular service somewhere near your project site. VRS Information A VRS, or Virtual Reference Station, is a […]

Esri’s ArcPad vs. ArcGIS Mobile vs. Trimble’s TerraSync vs. TerraFlex

In mapping and GIS there are several software solutions for collecting and processing your data. At first glance they might seem similar, but in fact have many different features. Here we have broken down these four software choices and compared hardware support, software features, GPS support, data collection, GIS support, and data maintenance. Esri’s ArcPad […]